Today’s organizations understand that survival hinges on driving innovation. In this engaging text, master innovators Jeff and Staney DeGraff extoll the importance of unleashing individuals’ creative capacities. Drawing on extensive research into creative thinking and real-world studies, the pair introduce six key creative-thinking skills – encompassed in the acronym CREATE – worth mastering: Clarify, Replicate, Elaborate, Associate, Translate and Evaluate. By nurturing the right mind-set and skills, anyone can learn to boost their creativity and their personal or their company’s innovation.
About the Authors
Jeff DeGraff is a professor of management and organizations at the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan. Staney DeGraff is CEO of the Innovatrium.
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